Things To Do In Maine & NH This Weekend
If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend, we have you covered!
WINTERKIDS WELCOME TO WINTER FESTIVAL
12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Payson Park, Baxter Boulevard, Portland. Free. winterkids.org
It’s a family affair with sledding, snowshoeing, ice skating, zumba, local mascots, the L.L. Bean bootmobile, hot chocolate, healthy snacks, raffles, warm winter giveaways, a welcome from Portland city officials and more. WinterKids helps children develop healthy lifelong habits through educational and fun outdoor winter activities. Bundle up and get ready to have a blizzard of a good time! New to this year’s festival, try inflatable rafts and kayaks on the sledding hill.
INTERNET CAT VIDEO FESTIVAL
2 p.m. Saturday. John Ford Auditorium, Portland High School, 284 Cumberland Ave., Portland. $10, $6 children. maineanimalcoalition.org
Now you can see hilarious and delightful cat videos all in one place. The Maine Animal Coalition presents the Internet Cat Video Festival, produced and curated by the Walker Art Center of Minneapolis who assembled footage of flashy felines. From six-second Vine clips to short films, you’ll see the full spectrum of calm, cranky and captivating acts.
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Show runs through Jan. 30. The Madhorse Theatre at The Hutchins School, 1 Mosher St., South Portland. $20, $17 for seniors and students, Thursdays are pay-what-you-can. madhorse.com
The Mad Horse Theatre Company invites you to a subversive comedy about a retired actor. In this case, said actor is a chimp. “Trevor” is inspired by actual events and is about fame, success and the lies that are told to keep an erratic, 200-pound chimpanzee from harm.
Friday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.,
Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The 33rd Annual New Hampshire Farm and Forest Exposition will be held at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester this weekend. If you are having withdrawals already from the county fair season, this is the next best thing in the middle of winter.
Sunday, 7:30 p.m.
Catch some Saturday Night Fever at the Colonial Theatre in Keene this weekend. The national Broadway tour of the musical inspired by the film of the same name, Saturday Night Fever, is the unforgettable story of Tony Manero, a young kid from Brooklyn who finds his escape on the disco dance floor.
Friday, 7:30 p.m.,
Saturday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.,
Sunday, 2 p.m.
You’re invited to support the Order of the Little Sisters of Hoboken as they put on a variety show to earn much needed funds for their parish. With Nuns that were once circus performers, ballerinas and puppeteers, the show includes singing, dancing, an audience quiz and comedy that might send you straight to confession.